Did you know that most hip fractures are caused by falls? You are at risk for falls if you don’t have strong stabilizer muscles – those are your core muscles. In this video I show you some exercises that will help you develop good balance so that you never walk like an old person. These are simple exercises that you can do while you are in the shower, putting on your make-up or even standing in line at the grocery store. Get ready to stand up for this one!
A Fine Balance: How to Rewire Your Brain and Body for A Lifetime of Stability
by Christiane Northrup, M.D.
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